On 16-17 November AIDEX-2016 international conference and exhibition took place in Brussels. This flagship event in the field of humanitarian aid has been held since 2010 under the auspices of a number of UN commissions, non-profit organisations and businesses. “Localisation” was chosen the theme of this year’s conference.
EMERCOM of Russia (Russia’s Ministry for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters) is exhibiting for the second time. Its stand presents top recent Russian developments ranging from advanced fire extinguishing system, firefighting and rescue gear or personal protective equipment for emergency response officers up to innovative injury immobilisation and first aid devices.
Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov, Permanent Representative of Russia to the EU attended the exhibition on the opening day. He visited the Russian stand, studied booklets and video materials and met with head of the Russian delegation – Deputy Director of the EMERCOM National Crisis Management Centre, Major General Anatoly Elizarov.